Monday, 1 February 2021
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Orders, 4 June and 30 December 2020). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What regional support his Department has provided in tackling the covid-19 outbreak.
What recent discussions he has had with representatives of military charities on strengthening the armed forces covenant; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to improve cost controls within the defence equipment programme.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that British industry can supply the defence equipment needed to meet future threats.
What discussions he has had with the (a) Prime Minister and (b) Home Secretary on securing UK citizenship for UK armed forces veterans arriving in the UK from Hong Kong via the new British...
What steps his Department is taking to further enshrine the armed forces covenant into law.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons.
What steps he has taken to help ensure that defence procurement contributes towards the UK meeting its net zero carbon emissions target.
What plans he has for the contribution of soft power to the UK’s international defence engagement.
What progress is being made on the development of the Dreadnought class nuclear submarine; and when he plans for the first of that class to enter service.
What support his Department has provided to the overseas territories during the covid-19 pandemic.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that armed forces personnel continue their professional development during the covid-19 pandemic.
What recent procurement decisions his Department has taken.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I beg to move, That this House calls on the Government to urgently establish the extent of dangerous cladding and prioritise buildings according to risk; provide upfront funding to ensure...
I beg to move, That this House calls on the Government to immediately introduce a comprehensive hotel quarantine system for all arrivals into the UK, thereby securing the country against the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(David T. C. Davies.)
The following is the list of Members currently certified as eligible for a proxy vote, and of the Members nominated as their proxy: Ms Diane Abbott (Hackney North and Stoke Newington) (Lab)...
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